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The interest in Steven Bergwijn leaving Tottenham Hotspur for Ajax has, according to a report, been freshly reciprocated by the Eredivisie club.
Bergwijn recently admitted he would be open to walking away from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in search of more playing time elsewhere. He is aware that the quality of Antonio Conte’s attacks makes it difficult for him to get a peek inside.
And with the World Cup on the horizon, he does not want to diminish his chances of getting into the Dutch squad.
To help with that task, it may be beneficial to move back to your home country at the club level. He confirmed it Algemeen Dagblad: “A return to Holland would certainly be an option for me. The World Cup is coming. Sir. “Van Gaal, the national coach, brought me to the selection last time, even though I did not play much.”
The most likely club to make that happen would be Ajax. They tried to sign Bergwijn in January, but the deal was blocked.
However, he has been with rarely since. Therefore, the transfer rumors reappear for the 24-year-old.
There was recently a suggestion that manager, prior to his own Ajax exit Erik ten Hag may be trying to bring him to his next club Manchester United instead.
But a departure from the Premier League looks more likely for the former PSV winger. Yes, The times now confirms that Ajax are back in pursuit of Bergwijn.
Ajax had Steven Bergwijn’s bid rejected in January
Their offer of around £ 18 million was rejected in January due to Bergwijn scoring a match against Leicester City. It was his first two Premier League goals of the season.
He has only added one page after being sporadic since his failed winter exit. Bergwijn knows he needs to get back to regular playing time; on a trip, Tottenham Hotspur seems more likely to accept his wishes this time.
It looks like Spurs will invest in the summer to appease Antonio Conte after giving him Rodrigo Bentancur and Dejan Kulusevski in January. The latter added direct competition for Bergwijn’s place.
An exit therefore makes sense for the Dutchman, both for economic and sporting reasons. Although he is under contract in north London until 2025, it may be time for Bergwijn to return to his hometown, Amsterdam.
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